10 Superb Fancy Schmancy Scotches

Americans and Europeans love “super premium” single malt scotch whiskies—sales were up 14% last year, even while sales for value and premium scotch fell. If you helped contribute to that number, you’ll appreciate this list of 10 terrific single malt and blended whiskies from a fellow scotch lover, with detailed descriptions of what you can expect from each bottle.

  • Brora 30 Year Old ($400)
  • Bruichladdich Italian Collection, Sassicaia 1993 ($75)
  • Chivas Regal 25 Year Old ($299)
  • Glenkinchie 12 Year Old ($50)
  • Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban ($70)
  • Glenrothes 1975 ($450)
  • Highland Park 15 Year Old, Cask #10146 ($80)
  • Highland Park 23 Year Old, Cask #443 ($200)
  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label, King George V ($600)
  • Talisker 30 Year Old ($350)

“Ten High-End Whiskies from the Highlands” [BusinessWeek]
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